side chair

noun

Definition of side chair

: a chair without arms used usually in a dining room

Examples of side chair in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The rest of the time they can be used as side chairs or desk chairs. Tim Mckeough, New York Times, "Shopping for Dining Chairs," 23 Mar. 2020 Parlor: Settee, two formal side chairs, tea table, tea serving set, wall art, formal fireplace tools, wine glasses and candleholder. cleveland, "Historic artifacts needed for Cahoon Museum: Short Takes on Avon, Avon Lake and North Ridgeville," 29 Feb. 2020 After losing a first-set tiebreak against Nick Kyrgios in the ATP Cup, Stefanos Tsitsipas reacted furiously by repeatedly smashing his racket into the advertising hoardings and court-side chairs. Matias Grez, CNN, "Stefanos Tsitsipas receives talking to from mum after petulant on-court outburst," 7 Jan. 2020 Always dreamed of owning a green velvet Louis XVI side chair with leopard-print piping? Emma Bazilian, House Beautiful, "Designers' Secret Source for Custom Furniture," 19 Nov. 2019 Wood mentions the curvy Rory side chair from Harper, available at Chairish . Kim Cook, chicagotribune.com, "Fall’s ‘it-color’ is terracotta — the earthy shade makes a comeback," 22 Aug. 2019 Several pieces, including a wood dining table, the blue side chairs, kitchen stools, a couch and a bedroom chair, were all designed by the model. Helen Murphy, PEOPLE.com, "See Inside New Mom of Three Miranda Kerr's 'Cozy' Malibu Home with Husband Evan Spiegel," 25 Oct. 2019 Wood mentions the curvy Rory side chair from Harper, available at Chairish . Kim Cook, chicagotribune.com, "Fall’s ‘it-color’ is terracotta — the earthy shade makes a comeback," 22 Aug. 2019 Wood mentions the curvy Rory side chair from Harper, available at Chairish . Kim Cook, chicagotribune.com, "Fall’s ‘it-color’ is terracotta — the earthy shade makes a comeback," 22 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of side chair

1582, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of side chair was in 1582

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“Side chair.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/side%20chair. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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